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"/vrpg/ - Video Games/RPG" is 4chan's imageboard dedicated to the discussion of role-playing video games.

Welcome to /vrpg/ - Vidya/Role-playing Games
/vrpg/ is a place to discuss all types of role-playing video games, including single-player, multi-player, and massively multi-player, turn-based and real-time action, western-style and JRPG.

Does this mean RPGs are banned on other video game boards? No! /vrpg/ is just a separate board specifically focused on RPGs where discussions about your favorite games can thrive.

Please familiarize yourself with the rules and remember to use the spoiler function where appropriate!

Please note that, like /v/, "Generals"—long-term, one-after-the-other, recurring threads about a specific game are not permitted on /vrpg/. Such threads belong on >>>/vg/.

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RPGs where the luck stat is actually useful?
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RPGs where your healer is not a healer?
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L.Depth's translation is coming when sub-par has time to translate it.
Meanwhile, hakika's already working on a new game as we speak.
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>Imagine playing reanless games
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What's the best proficiency for both games? Is spear the most useless one? Or darts?
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Scars of Velious was the last true Everquest expansion.
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RPG Maker Jam

And the next theme is _____.
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comfy .hack// thread. Waiting for the imoq remake
thread theme:
where can I find it online?
imoq remake in process.
What dot hack game are you playing right now? or planning to.
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What RPG allows you to kill the most amount of people with the decisions you make?

Well, spoiler alert, New Vegas with the Lonesome Road DLC allows you to launch nukes at nations, with the option to just fucking nuke both military factions in the game.
Pretty fuckin evil, but at least I opened up two new irradiated areas in the game.
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Are there any games where you play as a weaker character that has to rely on allies and being support to win? I played through dragons dogma recently as a healbot loli, and I found it a change of pace, having to dodge monsters and keep your pawns up as they fight monsters for you.
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Radiant Historia
So i've been emulating this game for the past 2 months and i'm at the final boss atm.
What's everyone thoughts on this game, i don't think i've ever seen it being discussed here desu. I really enjoyed the game but i felt like there's a difficulty spike around chapter 4 or is it just me?
Also i know that theres a 3DS remake but the art feels very bland and looks too much like a gacha mobile game, aside from that what's the main difference between it?
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Morrowindfags will defend this.
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Literally me and you
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Most powerful party member thread
Since we have a shit party member thread I figure this would also be a fun topic for debating.
I’ll start with Dogi. My reasons for picking him over Cruxie is that despite popular opinion on Ys Seven as a game saying Cruxie is better due to the damage boost, Dogi has much higher multipliers than her on all his moves and his EXTRA is the hardest hitting attack in the game.
Realistically tho, even if Dogi still outdamages her even without the attack boost, you should be using both for most bosses.
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Suikoden waifus
Who is the best and why is it Sarah
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I don't understand why I wouldn't just look up a build for any RPG/CRPG anymore. When I was younger it seemed fun to play around with making my own build but now it just feels like nonesense. Why not just copy what other people say if good?
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Upcoming RPG's you're excited for?
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Are any of these weird little budget JRPG's worth playing?

Are there any hidden gems? Who buys these?
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why are there so many fucking retards on this board that just spam
to literally every thread in here.
>Final Fantasy
not an rpg
>Baldur Gate
not an rpg
not an rpg
not an rpg
>mass effect
not an rpg

shut the fuck up faggot
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Hey /vrpg/, Todd Schwarzer here. Just wanted to remind everyone who enjoyed Kiseki to make sure to buy a couple copies of Skyrim. Haha...
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Has there ever been a JRPG with THIS kind of protagonist?
I know seething edgefags are going to reply with ten paragraphs explaining why moral protagonists are LE BAD because they can't cope with the fact they lost over 15 years ago but please spare us this old routine.
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Ha Ha Ha Ha

Won't you come see about me?
I'll be alone, dancing, you know it, haha

Tell me your troubles and doubts
Giving everything Crow and Machias
Love's strange, so cold in the steel
If anything I should be thanking you
Slow change may pull us apart
When the Ogre gets into your heart, haha

Don't you, forget about Rean
Don't, don't, don't, don't
Don't you, forget about Rean


Don't you, forget about Rean
Don't, don't, don't, don't
Don't you, forget about Rean
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Why did this game decide to go into a le heckin epic fairytale direction? The game looks far too cutesy for it. Function must follow form. If you want Mother to be serious? You need to make it serious. Design and all.
The world of Earthbound/Mother is much too colorful and stylistic to be taken so seriously, and in no way comparable to the more softer, fantastical story book worlds that Don Bluth crafted.
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It's on sale. Should I buy?
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If CCC gets translated, am I gonna like or hate it? I hated Extella but loved Extra and Last Encore is a mix for me.
LOL not falling for this shit again
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JRPG hero that feels like a real hero and not some twink with a sword?
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Probably had the worst dogshit story in the series, but the polish was so good. God, I want to forget it just so I can play it again.
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Every RPG should have a cute Altina companion that you can headpat.
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Anyone who played the Brave New World mod for FFVI confirm that it did give all the characters a sense of individuality? I want to play FFVI again but actually use every character.
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Enough genre confusion
characterisation reactivity. e.g. dolls, improv theatre, Party Quirks.

narrative, dialogue, exploration, puzzles. e.g. Monkey Island, Ace Attorney, Detroit.

stats go up, checks. e.g. Princess Maker, SimCity, The Sims, Football Manager.

martial planning. e.g. Chess, Civilization, Nintendo Wars.

combination of above. e.g. Baldur's Gate, Growlanser, Disco Elysium.

CRPG -reactivity +simpler tactics. e.g. Dragon Quest, Final Fantasy, Anachronox.

CRPG -adventure, -reactivity, +simpler tactics. e.g. Rogue, Etrian Odyssey, Darkest Dungeon.

tactics games +RPG sim stats. e.g. Fire Emblem, XCOM, Heroes of Might & Magic.

reflexes. e.g. Tetris, Call of Duty, Devil May Cry.

RPG -tactics +action.

action-adventure CRPG. e.g. Elder Scrolls, Deus Ex, Dragon's Dogma.

action-adventure JRPG. e.g. Ys, Nier, Tales of.

>hack n slash / looter shooter ARPG
action dungeon-crawler. e.g. Diablo, Borderlands, Dark Souls.

Makes sense?
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Tales Of
Which tales games are good?
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Why do Bethesda ignore Tribals in their Fallout games?
They are a major aspect of the setting from the Interplay times.
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What build do you usually go for? I always go for a small forward that slashes and grabs them rebounds.

I could never understand people who do sharpshooter. It seems so boring or maybe I'm just bad. idk.
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Which path will you follow, anon?
Will you be playing it day 1 in 2023? Or will you postpone it until definitive edition releases in 2024, and then postpone it yet again to let the community fix it with mods in 2025? Can you wait that long for your true BG3 experience, anon?
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So what rpg has the best battle/boss music? Don't care if jrpg or crpg, everything counts.
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hla oad
What do they eat?
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Underrail Thread
Need some help, are those 15% crafting bench stat bonuses rounded up or down? Like if i had 111 effective points placed in mechanics, and then the workshop gave it an extra 16,65 points. Summing it up would i end with a total of total of 127 or 128 effective skill?
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RPGs similar in theme to Sacrifice.
sacrifice mana
I really like the and the mood of the game but i feel like the gameplay is too confusing(3rd person real time strategy where you build your own skill set instead of choosing mage/knight etc at start of game and having pre chosen ability trees you choose certain missions for example you do the first mission for Persephone and unlock the wrath spell and Druid,ranger and shrike units but if you do the first mission for Charnel you unlock the Insect swarm spell and Scythe,Fallen,Locus units and thats too confusing to me i want a simpler gameplay with a similar artstyle and music etc. but simpler gameplay more like a rpg.) for me i want something simpler to play but with the same kind of mood.
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Ayesha cute
What are your thoughts on Ayesha as a character?
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Working on the official Capcom Mega Man Legens now. It will be smooth and have mountable vehicles and you can join the police department to protect the shops mines and defend the island from invading pirates and aliens. Working library and school with important textbooks as well. What would you guys and gals like to see?
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Morrowind Thread
Late happy 20th edition!

Talk about the most divisible by 3 Elder Scrolls game.

I wanna know if I'm the only one who imagines I'm trapping people and creatures in the gear I enchant, instead of the soul cairn bullshit.

Best faction? Favorite lore concept? Feel free to expand the thread to elder scrolls general, the games are all related after all.
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Tomorrow a remake of the classic MMO "Fly For Fun" or short FlyFF will be released into early access, shortly before its global release.
It's OG Flyff (v7, 2007) with tons of improvements and QOL apparently, playable on any browser, created by a small french studio of passionate former players.

Anyone here who played this mess during its prime? Anyone excited to relieve some nostalgia?
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Pillars of eternity 1
So what type of armor should i use if I'm going with a 2 handed barb?
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Side Quests
Obviously we play the side quests because we want more content from the game we've bought, but what do you like as a personally good reason for your character to butt in on someone else's business, and put themselves in harm's way?

In hopes of monetary compensation? Because it is the right thing to do? Pure curiosity? Or something that just ended up on your porch, and you are already mixed up in it? Also favorite side quests, and why. Consider using spoilers (ctrl+s) if you think there is a twist.
Pic unrelated.
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With Falcom and the Trails series finally incorporating much needed western ideology via their announcement of an LGBT plot in Kuro 2, what other JRPGs should follow suit and fix their heteronormative stories?
Persona will most likely be the next to follow suit, it's long overdue. Hopefully Persona 6 has a trans protagonist.
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My plan to become a millionaire in starsector
There are a million ways to make money in starsector, but I prefer illegitimate methods.

Now, the first step will be starting a new game with randomized start, in hopes of getting a fuel tanker and decent cargo freighter

>then, do jobs like surveying planets, and buy any ships i need, fuel, supplies, and marines
>now I have to raid space stations

>>this creates a problem

>if I raid a space station, my relationship with the faction that owns that space station will plummet
>this means I will get shot down as soon as they see me.

>>pirates already hate me

>raid pirate and luddic path space stations for narcotics
>find planets with a high concentration of miners, and sell.
>if I can pull it off, I can make way more money than I would buying and selling it, instead of just stealing and selling.

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whats the best rpg on this
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Steiner is the Balthier of FFIX and that is why I self insert as him
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Tali from mass effect
Would you?
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Claim your waifu.
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>super on the nose dialog with characters yelling/narrating exactly what they are thinking
Are these games made for emotionally stunted NEETs or some shit?
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How the fuck do I figure out a quest path?
I’m new to CRPG’s and I’m getting my ass handed to me with Divinity Original Sin 2.
I made my way out of Fort Joy after about 15 hours or more and I’m shitting bricks over the next part of the game in terms of quest order and progression. How the fuck do I find a more linear path through the game. I had to go full schizo to get out of fort joy bouncing like a pin ball machine through npc’s for hours and hours.
Are there any CRPG’s with linear progression? Or all they all like this? Does anyone know perhaps a more linear western rpg game on ps4? Sold my desktop during pandemic
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Shit party member thread
Shit party member thread. I’ll get this one out of the way since its a common retard trap.

The other one I’d like to mention is Aigis from persona 3 since she is the absolute worst party member efficiency speaking and is another retard trap.vdwsk
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did it recapture the Baldur's Gate lightning in a bottle?
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The Golden Age of JRPGs
Why were the mid 90s-mid 00s so good for JRPGS? What's it gonna take for us to get that level of kino again?
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Behold, The greatest PS1 RPG of all time.
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How do we solve the caster problem?
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Atelier Thread
Do you like berets on your Atelier MCs?
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Pathfinder Kingmaker
So I'm seeking to have a romance on the side with the Tiefling girls since I've learned that you can do that. But I don't know how to put them in my team without unbalancing it. I just need to replace one person.

Val (Tank), Me (melee DPS), Amiri (melee DPS), Linzi (Support/Utility), Tristian (Healing/Support), Octavia (magical DPS/some Utility).

I understand that the girls are generally DPS and strikers. But Octavia is too viable to replace since she can also deactivate traps like no other. What would you do?
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Better dead than Al-Bhed
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good turn based rpgs
Look, I'm gonna level with you guys. I'm old, retarded and lazy and I dont wanna have to think when I'm playing a rpg.

Sometimes I just wanna chill out, drink a beer and play a chill turn based rpg. Essentially watching a movie with grinding aspects in it. It seems like all "turn based" rpgs these days involve some kind of action bar bullshit where you can attack when the bar fills up or some other weird shit about positioning characters in a field etc. I'm looking for some games like FFX, DQ11 or P4.

Alternatively why is the genre of turn based with decent stories dying?
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>Game for tactics nerds
>Main character is a generic feminist-friendly female
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Development thread
Post progress on your dream rpg anon
I know you're making one
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Blade Dancer
ITT: write the continuation.
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Brigandine The Legend of Runersia
Coming out on PC in two days, anyone gonna play it?
I love the art and the gameplay looks to be nice but does anyone know how the story is?
A lot of the times I like the gameplay of sRPGs but the story is just not very good which makes my motivation wane.
Is it the same with this game?
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Opinions on Trials of Mana?
It's 50%(25USD) off on Steam rn so looks pretty ripe to play.
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isolated tapestry
What a terrible night for a VAMPIRE THE MASQUERADE: BLOODLINES thread.

I found Tessera's MegaMod from (apparently) 2012, according to the title, on my old Mega. Has anyone used the cunt's mods? I remember she used to get fucking butthurt because it was behind a paywall.
Here it is, btw:
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thoughts about the upcoming KOTOR? what are your hopes, dreams and fears about it?
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It's /mon/day, what are some of your fave monster RPGs?
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what's your /vrpg/ swordfu? for me it's chillrend
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Can anyone tell me what version of FF6 is best? I can play in either english or Japanese. Ideally I would be able to play it on my phone or a portable console like the Switch
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Ultima Online
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This was one of the earliest and best MMORPGs ever made. It has such charm and depth to it. Let's talk about our times with Ultima Online.
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I'm a God!
I'm a God!
How do you kill a God?
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>Approach my child, and choose where your new life shall begin.
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when and why didyou stop playing pokemon
Made this thread awhile ago, but I want to get more sentiments.

I was ten when pokemania started in the US, I was born in 88

I didn't grow out of it, I was disappointed from the start. I wanted a cool game with these interesting monsters, but we were constantly shoveled shit
story was lacking, had a few alright moments, but I wanted more that what was offered
was shit, came here for a monster adventure not to take pictures
good post game battles, but not much else
was 12 at this point
Much better than the original but I just wanted more than what was presented.
I remember playing paper mario, and wondering why I couldn't get a story like this in pokemon, reading both pokemon manga wishing the games could be like this

Between the gap I got a PS2 for xmas and I played many rpgs
>almost all square rpgs
even went back and played the SNES ones
>all of dragon quest up until then
>lunar 1+2
>golden sun
was lackluster but better than Pokémon
>played monster rpgs like jadecoon
>played arc the lad realized it was made the same year as (r/g) in japan
here is the monster arena side game where you can pit party members and monsters you captured against other players. 20x better than any pokemon game to date
The things I wanted to happen in pokemon games happened in this game.
>crazy missions like destroying a cultist outpost and leveling their bse
>destroying a monster creation factory
> badess teammate moments
>actually fucking up the mob boss instead of letting him go

That made me quit pokemon altogether, I tried to get into it by playing mystery dungeon ranger .
Honestly Mystery Dungeon is what I was pokemon was from the fucking start world and story wise/
>INB4 furry
Every show had talking monsters/animals/mutants in the 80s and 90s zoom zooms; better than self insert shit.

What made you quit?
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>no one even trying to make a "daggerfall but more"
What the fuck is wrong with rpg devs? They'll pump out shitty indie "jrpgs" and "roguelikes" all day and night, but none of them have the stones to assemble the money-printing machine a successor to daggerfall would be.
>it's too technically difficult
Daggerfall was made by like ten people thirty years ago. You'd barely need to update the graphics, just more mechanical complexity would be enough to make it popular
>it's too hard to make a good game out of it
Daggerfall put next to no effort into making a good game out of it. It's a fantasy adventure simulator. Simulate shit.
>no one will buy it
People love procgen games built around a progression curve but no story. People ate valheim up, and it was basically a shell of a game. This is exactly the kind of game zoomers enjoy, a self-directed mechanical grind with exploration
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What do you think of enemies scaling permanently to your level?
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caster str
How to get better at learning RPGs' systems? I find myself getting stuck at games or simply feeling overwhelmed by trying to learn, and it sucks. Especially in Pathfinder WotR and Underrail lately, but even when it comes to Action RPGs like Nioh or Souls, I rely purely on the action game mechanics, which makes the game like 10 times more difficult.
I've never played a tabletop rpg, so I'm thinking of going back to simpler games like Pokemon or DQXI and writing out the rules, etc. Sort of trying to translate it into a Tabletop RPG version. I don't just want to do it because I wanna git gud at RPGs in general, I also want to do it as a game design exercise.
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So i played Fire Emblem Bloodlines, and was blown away by all the custom spritework done.

Are there any other Fire Emblem or Shining Force hacks that are really well done?
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/vrpg/ screenshot thread
post your favorite rpg screenshots here
>jrpg/wrpg/etc is welcome
>aesthetic and high-res screens are preferred
>discussion and questions are welcome
>don't post memes or other stupid shit
>don't call people names because of their choice of screenshot (ie don't call someone a coomer or weeb or whatever)
>and most importantly: have fun!
let the screenshots begin!
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I did not care for morrowind.
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>"it gets good 10 hours in"
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If Super Mutants weren’t sterile, would the Unity have been the best faction in the Fallout universe? If not, why? Which faction is better?
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The other thread is autosaging edition.
also Viconia De'Vir edition.

Aeriecucks keep walking.
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why didn't you tell me that D& 5e was faithfully adapted into vidya format ?!
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Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is still the undisputed king of action games and nothing else came even REMOTELY close to being as good.
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What happened?
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Female Romance Options:
>roastie trying to "redeem" herself
>disgusting cannibal whore
>the other disgusting cannibal whore
>a backstabbing granny cosplaying an anime character

Male Romance Options:
>pure virgin
>good natured monster man
>super rich edgelord with a hidden heart of gold

What the fuck dude? All I want is a decent woman. Why are all the male romance options so much better than the female ones? At least the dudes are relatively sane and not the epitome of pure evil (unsexy kind).
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Obsidian's First Person RPG
>It appears to be a first-person RPG similar to Skyrim, with rune-based magic powers and sword combat confirmed by the short teaser trailer. It's set in the land of Eora, the same setting Obsidian used for its RPG Pillars of Eternity.

>no information released about it since its reveal trailer in 2020
>supposedly releases in 2022

wtf happened to it
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Recommend me some gameplay focused JRPGs where you don't have to sit through a ton of shitty dialogue.
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Final Fantasy XI
>You’re looking for heals for your party
>no red mages
>you decide to settle for any heals you can get
>no white mages, scholars or dancers
>this guy notices you’re shouting for a healer and asks if he can join as the main healer with his caster pet
Do you let him in the party?
Pretend is pre 75 cap increase
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natural doctrine
This game got reviewed poorly because it's apparently super duper hard. Playing it now and it's certainly not been cake and the mechanics are a bit obtuse and it's a bit janky but I actually find myself kind of liking it. It's a real shame that so many reviewers are so thin skinned.
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Ashen Chevallier
>He still cant use Emojis on /vrpg/

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PoE: Deadfire is 4 years old
It has been 4 years since a game that attempted to succeed Baldur's Gate 2 completely surpassed it.
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Nippon ichi
Zhp gets its rerelease tomorrow. Anything a newb who's played it's spiritual successor should know?
Also other Nippon Ichi games welcome.
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>ITT: RPG Characters that remind you of yourself
For me it's Kefka – intelligent, nihilistic and with a wicked sense of humor.
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Are there any RPG with the most varied/diverse weapon types?
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Playing Super Robot Wars X on the switch for the past year and finally made it to chapter 48. How the fuck do I beat this shit? You have to kill Doakdar and Fire Emperor in the same turn but getting both of their health low to manage that is a pain in the ass since Doakdar’s health regens 20 percent and the other dude at 10 percent. And no I’m not going to play on easy since I need the SR points.
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Are there still modern open world RPGs being made that have absolutely no quest markers?
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Which of these are actually worth playing?
And how is the emulation?
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Starfield Delayed Until 2023
It is up to J.ESawyer's Pentiment to save western rpgs in the latter days in the year of the lord 2022 now
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Melkor-sama I kneel...
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There are high INT speech checks and low INT speech checks but what is an example of a midwit speech check?
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Continue to walk. The future is bright, carry on the flame of hope.
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Mehrunes Dagon did nothing wrong
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Just finished Growlanser 4 and enjoyed it quite a lot
Out of the 3 other Growlanser games with an English translation which should I play?
I want to try 5 but I hear it isn't that good, how are 2 and 3?
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This might be one of the best JRPGs I've ever played, holy shit
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>criticise a game
>"download a mod then, stop complaining"
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RPG Maker Jam

See no evil
Hear no evil
Speak no evil
Play jam games
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>playing role playing game
>simple quest that resolves to a moral vs immoral choice
>moral option gvies 900 XP + 400 gold + a weak magic item + a companion
>immoral option gives 400XP + 300 gold + reputation loss
>mfw literally every single quest follows this theme in one way or another

Since when did being being a goody-two-shoes become more profitable than being ruthless mercenary?
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Just started this. The plan is to slowly make my way through this entire autistic series. I am not sure I am really feeling this however. Is there a turn or is the whole game similar to the opening few hours?
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>5 minute attack animations
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>try really to search for english ROMs of SMT II for the PSX, fail miserably
>end up playing and eventually beating the SNES version that is the shittiest
>weeks later found out the PSX translation team is already working on the english patch
>fast forward, want to play the PSX version of SMT I but english translation doesn't exist
>don't want to play the GBA version, go for the SNES version instead
>buggy and overall the shittiest port, but already almost beating the game
>discover facebook posts about how the english translation team of the PSX port are almost finishing the translation
fucking faggots, that's why you'll always be in the Persona's shadow
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I am pretty close to finishing Fallout 2, which after Fallout 1, is my first isometric CRPG, and I've really enjoyed both games. Which isometric CRPG should I play next?
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>Kiseki is One Piece
>Dragon Quest is Dragon Ball
>Tales Of is Naruto
>Persona is MHA
>Final Fantasy is Bleach
>Xenoblade Chronicles is Dr. Stone
How accurate is this anon?
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It has some big flaws in some aspects but honestly, pretty good, dare i say KINO
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I'd rather play FFXV than FF7R
I'd rather play SMTV than Persona 5
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Secret world
Technically a mmo, but really, it's basically a single player game wrapped in the guise of a mmo. Thoughts? I think that the game, while flawed, was at least trying something new and the story /atmosphere was pretty good. It had some bad combat mechanics and the general public simply didn't accept it so Funsoft fucked what fanbase they had in the ass.
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What the fuck is her problem? Why did she whine about how I don't give a shit about her and run away when I was at her beck and call the entire fucking game.
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>It's actually good now

Holy shit. I just finished act 1. This game is incredible. It feels like a genuine true successor to VtMB. The presentation and voice acting are some of the best in a video game. With regards to writing, the characters are just BANGER after BANGER. I'm so glad I waited til now to experience this game in a finished state.

If you avoided this game at release, you need to try this game out now.
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Lightning Returns?

Simple as.
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>want to replay morrowind
>exams are in 3 weeks

h-hold me /vrpg/
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no no no
Can we ask for recs on this board? If so, what are some good NON ISOMETRIC RPG's in the last 10 years that this 30 year old boomer has probably missed?

The last good rpg's I played were honestly just KOTOR and LotR The 3rd age, VTMB, etc and then MMO's like WoW. I got back into DnD and playing oldschool tabletops but I'm by myself at the computer most of the time now so I'd love to be able to get into one that's more in line with the older ones.

Can't stand modern action RPG's since I have no reaction time at all and I'm shit at them, and isometric non-1st person games I lose immersion. Is it a dead genre? Seems like all the studios that would've made RPG's in that style just make 2d indie games because their cheap or go more mainstream with action elements and barely any RPG at all.
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Pathfinder: Wrath of... melee dps build
I'm looking for a powerful melee DPS build which is not a glass cannon. Tried half-orc/primalist but it didn't go as well as expected. Primalist is cool but orcs are not. And I'm not sure about multiclassing. Monk loses all his abilities if you wear armor and i want at least some armor on. Barbarian is the same as Primalist, just weaker. Maybe mix in some Armiger or Aldori stuff? I need ideas. Also, I'm going for a Legend mythic.
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Did anyone actually play this?
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I genuinely don't understand how anyone who's an RPG veteran and doesn't look at games with nostalgia goggles can say this is one of, or the best JRPG of all time. It doesn't even do anything special besides coining the term for NG+

Are people just this easily influenced?
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What other RPGs use a tactics system rather than direct command like Persona 3?
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Is this the Sonic 06 of western RPGs?
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Warriors of /vrpg/,
Do you prefer shields or two handing? Which do you think is the better aesthetic and which do you think is just more fun and/or useful as a rule of thumb in most rpgs you play?
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How would you save this game?
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What's a good party?
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Rune Factory 5
Thoughts on the bachelors in this game?
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do ya like da grindan game?
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Honkai Star Rail
The Beta sign up ended today and in the information HoYoLAB provided there should have been emails or sms sent to those who got the access but I haven't seen anyone post about getting the access, has anyone received the email?
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NG+ in JRPGs
tuning time
I just finished Stella Glow and it told me I should play one more time to get the true ending.
You only get boosted exp, money and extra bonding points.
Why is this allowed?
The story is the same.
All the gear I bought and the bonus objectives I finished didn't matter.
Any JRPG where NG+ is done better?
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Ideas rarely explored by RPGs
As in the title - post ideas or motives that are rarely used in RPGs, preferably with example of game that did it right. I'll begin:
>having high position in society from the start
Tyranny did it and it was refreshing. You start as high ranking official, not some murderhobo ascending to greatness.
>frame story - "story in a story" structure
I don't know any game that did it. I think it has great potential, I always think of book "Manuscript Found in Saragossa", it's great picaresque novel, that could be surprisingly well translated into game imo (my favourite story is about assassin with too strict honour code, which constantly gets him in trouble).
Beginning of "Age of Decadence" is somewhat similar, when you have entwined story with multiple characters (all playable classes) involved, but it's only in prologue. And in true frame story you would get through all stories in a single playthrough.
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